My daughter had tubes in her ears and back to the bottle she went.. help?

Ellen - posted on 01/05/2010 ( 3 moms have responded )

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So my daughter had tubes in her ears in Oct when she was 9 months old, she was doing well with sippy cups then, now so is so anti-sippy cup its UN-real!! I don't care if i put juice, milk anything in it, wont happen and i have like 5 different kinds of cups with different lids.. it just wont happen !! advice please? thanks!

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Amber - posted on 01/07/2010

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If she rufuses, wait. Pushing will only make her cling on to the bottle more. I know bottles can be a pain, but you'll only make it worse if you make her use a sippy cup.

Ashley - posted on 01/07/2010

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try to give her the cup just while eating and then slowly progress with giving her only a cup during the day and then a little later start to try to give her one at night. also try having a cup and a bottle avaliable to her at the same time even if she doesnt touch it put it there so she knows it not going anywhere. good luck

Melisa - posted on 01/05/2010

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Try a straw cup, my son would never use a sippy cup and started drinking from straws at the 8 months. I know their a pain to use because you have to watch them so they sont spill them but the ones from coles that have the different colour cups and straws work really well and dont really leak. It may work if she can drink out of a straw. Good luck.

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